Community Blood Center of the Ozarks in Need of Blood this Holiday Season


Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) is hosting multiple blood drives this holiday season.

Supplies of O negative and B negative blood are currently low.

According to a press release, the blood center has less than a two day supply of type B negative and O negative blood.

CBCO strongly urges blood donors to give when they can during the next few weeks.

Here is a list of blood drives and holiday hours at blood donation centers happening around the area in the next couple of weeks. 

– Miracle of Giving Blood Drive running now through January 6

The Miracle of Giving Blood Drive runs now through January 6 at all CBCO blood drives and donor centers.

– Special hours at CBCO donor centers on Christmas Eve.

CBCO donor centers in Springfield, Bentonville and Springdale will be open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on December 24. The Joplin donor center will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Here are the hours for CBCO donor centers in Northwest Arkansas:

Springdale Donor Center, 3503 S. Thompson Rd. – Open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

Bentonville Donor Center, 1400 SE Walton Blvd. – Open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

– Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville 3215 N. North Hills – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, December 28.

CBCO is a provider of blood for patients at more than 40 area hospitals in southwest Missouri, northwest Arkansas and southeast Kansas.

You must weigh 110 pounds, be in good health, and present a valid photo ID.

For more information, click here

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